Mechanic Fleet

Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #70
Sunday, May 29, 2022

Interested in joining Milwaukee County? Milwaukee County is searching for authentic people who are out to change the game and bring their whole selves to work every day.


Milwaukee County oversees operations from our Airport, Behavioral Health, Child Support Enforcement, Combined Court Operations, Sheriffs Department, House of Corrections, Human Services, Parks, Public Safety, Public Works, Fleet Operations, Transportation, and at the Zoo. Our departments are also dedicated to our Seniors in the Department on Aging, those with Disabilities, and Veterans Affairs. Our employees also remain committed to serve the cultural, human, recreational and social needs of the entire community.

Milwaukee County offers a wide variety of interesting jobs for people who want to make a difference in our community. Milwaukee County provides a competitive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If disability related accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Come and join our team and discover our diverse and versatile community of independent spirits and unique talents, we are redefining the way you think about Milwaukee County!

Post date: Open until filled.
Job Summary:
The principle function of this position is to repair, set up, dismantling and upkeep of all county owned vehicles and equipment.

Job Duties:

  • Diagnose and repair county owned fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Use floor hoists, diagnostic equipment and other shop equipment as needed.
  • Order repair parts as needed to fix vehicles and equipment.
  • Complete and file paperwork related to repairs and maintenance per Fleet policy.
  • Dismantle and prepare vehicles and equipment for auction.
  • Review and interpret service repair manuals and electrical and hydraulic schematics.
  • Respond as needed to all snow duty call outs.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Current resident of the state of Wisconsin
  • Graduation from High School or G.E.D. equivalent required.
  • Valid state of Wisconsin driver’s license at time of hire and maintained throughout employment.
  • Ability to secure a Class B CDL with no air brake restriction license within six months of hire date.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in late model light and/or heavy vehicles/equipment diagnosis.  Able to troubleshoot and repair problems with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 75 lbs. and push/pull up to 25Ibs. 
  • Basic knowledge of Diagnostic software and fleet work order system familiarity.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the standard practices, Exchange of basic information with internal and/or external contacts.  Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence and memos.  Read, analyze, and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, scientific/technical journals and procedures, government regulations, financial and legal documents.  Makes minimal decision-making responsibility.  Understand and follow instructions.  Execute decisions within limits of standard policy and procedures.

Note: In accordance with Rule III Section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.

Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Effective October 1, 2021, Milwaukee County will require all employees to have completed COVID-19 vaccinations and provide proof of vaccination or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request. All persons offered a position will be required to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination at time of hire or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request and been approved for an accommodation prior to hire.

Other details

  • Job Family 2 - Streets and Highways
  • Job Function 7 Skilled Craft Workers
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $23.71
  • Max Hiring Rate $27.31
Location on Google Maps
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA